Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 8 September 2093 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2093 | September 2093

Waning Gibbous phase
Waning Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Gibbous 87% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 87% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 5 September 2093 at 08:28.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♉ Taurus later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1866"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1866" and ∠1905".

Harvest Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2093 after 26 days on 4 October 2093 at 18:18.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 1158 / 2111

The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1158 of Meeus index or 2111 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.6 days

Length of current 1158 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 23 minutes. It is 1 hour and 6 minutes longer than next lunation 1159 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 39 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 24 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠215.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠215.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠247.8°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 3 September 2093 at 09:46 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 15 September 2093 at 07:53 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 384 112 km

Moon is 384 112 km (238 676 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 825 km (251 547 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 2 September 2093 at 01:36 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 15 September 2093 at 11:15 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

20 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 1 September 2093 at 03:48 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-21.745°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠21.823° in the next northern standstill on 14 September 2093 at 09:50 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 20 September 2093 at 18:16 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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